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The discoverers of the Brisbane River / by Thos. Welsby
Bib ID 126044
Format BookBook
Author
Welsby, Thomas, 1858-1941
 
Description Brisbane : Diddams, 1913 
220 p. : ill., chart ; 19 cm. 
Summary

Parsons, Pamphlet & Finnegan (shipwrecked adventures); p.12-26; Behaviour of Aborigines towards the three men; p.18; Description of making Aboriginal bread from fern root; p.2-3, 33; Tribes mentioned in Brisbane area - Nooghies, Amith and Myora; Noonuckles from Stradbroke Island; warfare between tribes from Nerang Creek, Tweed & Richmond Rivers; Bribie tribes physically well built, cannibalism practised; p.70-76; Meeting of Aborigines by Captain Bringle of the cutter Sally in 1822; p.96-97; Flinders meeting with Bribie natives, language information; fishing techniques, use of spears without throwing sticks, bark canoes.

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Subjects Language.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Guwar language (E26) (Qld SG56-15)  |  Transport - Water - Shipwrecks and accidents.  |  Weapons - Throwing sticks.  |  Nunukul / Noonuccal people (E21) (Qld SG56-15)  |  Feuds and warfare.  |  Settlement and contacts - Explorers.  |  Transport - Water - Canoes.  |  Nunukul / Noonuccal language (E21) (Qld SG56-15)  |  Ceremonies - Initiation.  |  Gathering.  |  Cannibalism.  |  Nerang Creek language (E17) (Qld SH56-03)  |  Fishing.  |  Queensland -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Brisbane River (Qld.) -- Discovery and exploration.  |  Nerang (SE Qld SG56-15)  |  Myora / Moongalba (Minjerriba / North Stradbroke Island SE Qld SG56-15)  |  Tweed River (NSW N Coast SH56-03)  |  Richmond River (NSW N Coast SH56-03, SH56-02)  |  Bribie Island (SE Qld SG56-15, SG56-10)  |  Brisbane (SE Qld SG56-15)

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